colour photo of a modern statue comprising a man leaning down towards a boy. An old chapel in the background

Dulwich has been home to many notable residents and our local history group is researching their lives and achievements. The people included in this list meet the following criteria:

- they made a contribution to national life; 
- are known outside their work and local area; and
- lived or worked in Dulwich for a reasonable time (and not just attended a local school).

Dulwich is taken broadly as the Dulwich Estate and its immediate neighbourhood, including the Southwark side of Herne Hill, East Dulwich as far as Barry Road and Sydenham next to the Estate boundary.

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